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FRACT/FRING/FRANG

Latin. "To break"
Fractious, Infraction, Infringe

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Fractious

Adj. Tending to argue or cause discord
Root: Fract
Synonym: cross, peevish
Antonym: amiable

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Infraction

Noun. Minor violation of a rule or law
Root: Fract
Synonym: transgression

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Infringe

Verb. To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass
Root: Fring

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CIS

Latin. "Cut, Kill"
Excise, incisive, concise

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Excise

Verb. To cut out off; remove
Root: Cis
Synonym: expunge

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Incisive

Adj. Sharply cutting; direct and powerful
Root: CIS
Synonym: Keen
Antonym: dull

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Concise

Adj. Brief and straightforward
Root: CIS
Synonym: terse
Antonym: rambling

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TOM

Greek " To cut"

Tome, epitome, dichotomy

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Tome

Noun. A large and serious book
Root: TOM

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Epitome

Noun. The best or most typical example
Root: TOM
Synonym: Embodiment

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Dichotomy

Noun. Two opposite parts of one whole
Root: TOM

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Anatomy

Noun. The structure or parts, taken as a whole
Root: TOM

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PUNCT

Latin, "to sting, pierce"

Compunction, Punctilious, Pungeant

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Compunction

Noun. Feeling of regret or remorse
Root: PUNCT
Synonym: Penitence

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Punctilious

Adj. paying strict attention to detail, extremely careful
Root: PUNCT
Synonym: Meticulous
Antonym: careless

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Pungeant

Adj. Stinging or biting, especially in taste or small
Root: PUNCT